April 2, 2014
Taco Bell recently unleashed a new line of breakfast items since, apparently, Americans aren’t obese enough. To promote their new menu the company has put out a hilarious ad featuring a bunch of guys named Ronald McDonald. I can’t go to Taco Bell, I’m on an all carb diet. God, Ronald, you are SO stupid!! Read article >>
Remember when everyone told you those unpaid internships would pay off? L-O-fucking-L. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 260,000 college graduates are currently working minimum wage jobs. So what is minimum wage exactly? $7.25 an hour, AKA a little more than the price of a Starbucks venti latte. Oddly enough, this statistic actually marks an improvement over recent years. While the economy has improved, most of the jobs created during the recent recovery were low wage positions. As one woman told CNN, “My family told me, ‘just get your degree and it will be fine. A degree looks nice, but I don’t have a job to show for it’”. Damn, becoming a career student is looking better and better everyday. Read article >>
Speaking of shit pay, there is no shittier salary than $0. Given the amount of money they bring in, it has long been debated whether college athletes should be paid instead of simply receiving scholarships. Last week, the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago ruled that Northwestern’s football players should be considered employees, not students, of the university. This ruling could be the start of dramatic changes in college sports.
For now, the ruling won’t affect a lot of schools as it does not apply to public universities (which are governed by the state). It’s also not expected that athletes in, like, women’s basketball will ever get paid because no one goes those games and/or gives a shit. Read article >>
Despite making only a $1 a year salary, Zuckerberg currently owns Facebook shares equaling $25.7 billion dollars. Also, when it comes to Facebook’s CEO, it’s pretty obvious that money cannot buy style. I mean, for the last time, can someone please tell Zuck that those Adidas sandals are not a good look? It’s getting embarrassing. Read article >>